Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Whippany


Middleware Infrastructure Specialist, AVP - 00266962
Primary Location:US-New Jersey-Whippany
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:16 Apr 2019 - Ongoing
Middleware Infrastructure Specialist, AVP 

400 Jefferson Park, Whippany, NJ 07981

About Middleware team: 

The Middleware teams’ mission is to provide world class Middleware infrastructure that meets the application hosting and integration needs of our customers. We continually strive to reduce cost, improve delivery times and increase quality by investing in high levels of standardisation, developing utilities and by re-engineering and process automation.

This role will be part of the team responsible for the developing / engineering (architecture, design, build, script, document and test) bank wide Middleware solutions and facilitate their handover to the production Middleware RTB functions.   
The Middleware infrastructure engineer / developer responsible for the creation and enhancement of strategic platforms and integrated components to support Middleware Services and PaaS (Platform as a Service).  
Own and drive delivery of automation and orchestration solutions to support the provisioning of Middleware Services and instances of Middleware technologies.
Facilitate the governance of all Middleware engineered solutions and products. This includes all aspects of project delivery, security, compliance and audit governance requirements
The role provides exposure to leading edge software technology and underlying platforms operating mission critical services for the group. 

What will you be doing? 

Responsibility for technical review and agreement of project requirements and feasibility
Work as part of the “Agile” team on estimating and managing progress of all required work tasks.
Comprehensive and clear documentation of the architecture, designs s and deliverables
Responsible for the technical implementation and delivery of business features
Responsible for the design, documentation, coding, testing, and hand over to production support of large, complex applications. 
Configure, develop and test system components, supporting scripts and tools as required.
Participate fully in handover process, including training of users
To maintain an interest and knowledge of new innovations in Middleware technologies
Evaluate new technologies and identify if there is a potential benefit to Barclays.  
Analyse potential use against existing solutions within Barclays and alternative solutions within the marketplace.  Recommend use of a particular component/toolset by assessing technical robustness, comparing with other options and ensuring there is a business benefit in implementing.
Design, implementation and lifecycle of Middleware standard builds
Providing 4th line support of engineered solutions
What we’re looking for: 

BS Degree in Engineering or Computer Science 
5+ years of Middleware experience.
5+ years of Agile development processes and tooling.
3+ years of software maintenance and patching.
3+ years of logging and monitoring technologies and processes

Skills that will help you in the role
File transfer technologies – IBM Connect:Direct (Secure+), Sterling Integrator (SI/GIS), SFTP
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Automation/Orchestration experience – CHEF, Rundeck, Puppet, Jenkins, GoCD, Rally
Revision control source code repositories – Git, SVN
PaaS design and DevOps automation experience
Experience working with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery
Cloud platforms, especially AWS
Agile project management methodology, especially Scrum
Designing and developing robust large-scale solutions
Knowledge of infrastructure security and authentication
Strong scripting and development skills
Agile / Scrum / Kanban experience working on a multifunctional scrum team with shared testing / automation testing practices.
Where will you be working?

At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment. 

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details. 

Our Values 

Everything we do is shaped

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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